"Old music for smart people..." <---- that characterization of ANODYNE came from one of last night’s callers. We had alot of callers last night (I say “we” because my pal Todd was co-hosting). Nine people called in to make requests or to just weigh in on the night’s proceedings. That made it a blast….it was a great night for us…thanks so much for the phonecalls and tweets!!
A musical treat for this afternoon, as Amber Lee Baker and Renee De La Prada, now on tour promoting their Accordion Babes Pinup Calendar <http://accordionpinupcalendar.com/index.html>, were kind enough to drop by the studio and play a couple of songs for the Sampler. Also, Sabrina, our new music scout, will have some highlights from the local music scene. We will also have a phone interview with independent film maker Jim Riffel, about his new movie which he is donating to charity,<www.NightOfTheDayOfTheDawn.org>. We'll talk about some of the upcoming films at the Northwest Film Center.
Tonight we listen to the wintery sounds of NATURAL SNOW BUILDINGS and related projects. This group was formed in the late 90s in Paris by guitarist Mehdi Ameziane and classically-trained musician Solange Gularte. They have have released numerous albums, many in extremely limited quantities, and they each also have a solo project, Ameziane's TWINSISTERMOON and Gularte's ISENGRIND. The music of all three is a blend of experimental psychedelic folk/drone/ambient music, and we'll be concentrating more on the longer, more experimental peices from their catelogue.
Featuring recent songs by Loudon Wainwright III, playing 1/24 at the Aladdin Theater, and tunes from Page, Cutean, and DiMicele, playing 1/29 at Alberta Rose Theatre. The preceding alternate spellings of "Theater/re" are [sic], [sic], [sic]!